Secondary Science Teacher

Do you have high expectations for all children and the belief that every child can achieve?

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools: six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint Teachers of English, Maths and Science to join Carleton High School and The King’s School from September 2019. This is an ideal opportunity for newly qualified or experienced teachers to join our Trust at this exciting time in our journey of improvement.

The successful candidates will be innovative teachers with energy, drive and a desire to raise standards, working in a high performing school. You will have the ability to implement strategies, including interventions, for raising pupil achievement in the classroom and excellent people skills – motivating, nurturing and challenging all our learners to reach their potential.

You will be joining a Trust which is striving to move forward and embrace change. The Trustees and new Executive Leadership Team are very supportive of the Schools and our ethos, whilst providing the necessary challenge to secure excellence and career progression and development opportunities.

Visits to the schools are welcomed and strongly encouraged. Please contact the recruitment team on 01977 232146.

To apply for this position and to obtain further information, please download and complete the forms on the links below:






Completed application forms and teacher results forms should be returned either by post or by email to: Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, c/o The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract WF8 4HH or by email

Closing Date: 10am Monday 17th December 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: MPR/UPR Up to £10,000 recruitment allowance available for outstanding candidates
Role Level: Teaching
Location: Pontefract Academies Trust
Closing Date: Monday 17th December 12AM
Start Date: September 2019
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Application Form: Download